ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 15, 1972
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(Studio) In Berrigan conspiracy trial, defense attys. complete cross-examination of FBI informer Boyd Douglas.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) Defense Attorney Paul O'Dwyer arrives at courthouse with papers to support mistrial motion he bade yesterday, claiming judge persistently interfered with cross-examination of Douglas and permitted him liberties to which no witness is entitled. Judge River Dixon Herman denied motion. Prosecutor William Lynch objects to defense cross-examination tailored to show Douglas as liar and prevaricator. Defense Attorney Leonard Boudin reveals with FBI records that Douglas was rewarded for info. leading to capture of defendant's brother Daniel Berrigan. 1967 parole report on Douglas read.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer Artist: Freda Reiter
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